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BNC Annual Meeting Postponed

by Ana Hoffman, President/CEO The Bethel Native Corporation Board of Directors is postponing the Annual Shareholders Meeting due to concerns related to the Coronavirus pandemic. This decision is consistent with the United States Centers for […]

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TWC Child Advocacy Center receives grant

The Tundra Women’s Coalition is the recipient of a community grant from the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to provide enhanced services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and underserved victims […]

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Seeking YK Delta Artist to apply for grants

The Rasmuson Foundation’s Individual Artist Award is a grant offered to Alaskan artists for a variety of artistic disciplines. Many YK Delta artists have received an Individual Artist Award in the past, with six awardees […]

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Kaiser claims fifth K300 sled dog title

by Tommy Wells Pete Kaiser is making history by winning the world’s toughest sled dog races. On Sunday morning, the Bethel musher etched his name into Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race records by winning the […]

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Will you marry me?

Matt Failor of Willow, Alaska proposed to his girlfriend Liz Raines at the finish line of the Kuskokwim 300 on Sunday morning, January 19th after Matt crossed the finish line in second place. He said he […]

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Team Kaiser wins the K300

Congratulations to Pete Kaiser! The Kuskokwim 300 Champion finished in the top spot at 8:46am this morning with 9 dogs in harness. It is Pete Kaiser’s fifth Kuskokwim 300 victory. He was given a hero’s […]

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2020 Bogus Creek 150 Champion

Matt Scott of Bethel wearing Bib #5 is this year’s champion of the Bogus Creek 150 Sled Dog Race! He crossed through the finish chute at 10:11 am with Wrigley and Fenway in lead. Congratulations […]

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City of Bethel Employees of the Year – 2019

The City of Bethel presented a Department Employee of the Year plaque to the following individuals in recognition of their “outstanding performance, superior dedication and positive attitude on the job throughout the past year:” Heidi […]

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Larson wins Holiday Classic

Greg Larson of Napaskiak is the 2020 Holiday Classic Dog Race champion! Larson won the approximately 44 mile race last Saturday, January 11th finishing at 2:19pm. He had eight dogs in harness on his Larson […]

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City of Bethel Notice of Local Option Adoption

On Monday, January 6, 2020, the community of Bethel will fall under the State of Alaska Local Option provisions, prohibiting the sales of alcoholic beverages in Bethel except through a restaurant and eating place license […]

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Alaska minimum wage to increase in 2020

The Alaska minimum wage will increase from $9.89 to $10.19 in 2020. Voters passed a ballot initiative in 2014 to adjust the minimum wage annually for inflation. Alaska Statute 23.10.065(a) requires the Alaska minimum wage […]

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2019 #BethelGives Campaign

by Bethel Community Services Foundation The #BethelGives committee and Bethel Community Services Foundation are excited to announce that the fourth #BethelGives campaign raised more than $45,500. The campaign, which ended in December 2019, included several […]

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New and Increased K300 Sponsorship:

by Kuskokwim 300 Race Committee First National Bank of Alaska has committed to increase their support of the 2020 Kuskokwim 300, more than tripling the annual contribution they’ve made in recent years. With this increase […]

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BRHS hosts Christmas Concert

by K.J. Lincoln The Bethel Regional High School choir and band students put on a concert for the community featuring a program full of wintry Christmas pieces and other songs under the direction of band […]

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Youth Pool Challenge

Help meet the Angstman Law Office Challenge at the Pool! Angstman Law Office challenges you to bring your youth under the age of 12 to Free Saturday on December 28th between 12-8pm. If at least […]

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Ground Truthing

by Bethel Search & Rescue November 22, 2019: BSAR River Update Summary: Due to weather, BSAR has not been able to complete aerial surveys of the Kuskokwim River above Tuluksak. But seeing that there is […]

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2019 #BethelGives Campaign

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Bethel Community Services Foundation announces the beginning of the 2019 #BethelGives Campaign, sponsored by Bethel Community Services Foundation and eleven local nonprofit organizations. The aim of #BethelGives is to offer […]

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Bethel Winter House to open November 16

The Bethel Winter House or Uksumi Uqisvik will be opening on Saturday, November 16th, 2019, which is two weeks earlier than scheduled. The shelter will be open until March 31st, 2020. The Bethel Winter House […]

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Outstanding Arrest Warrant

The Alaska State Troopers are trying to locate Alexie Michael, 65 years old, of Napakiak for an outstanding arrest warrant of $50,000.00 in the court case 4BE-19-01085CR. Alexie has been indicated on seven counts of […]

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VFW hosts dignitaries for fundraiser event

by Delta Discovery Staff The Bethel VFW Post 10041 hosted some dignitaries last week, and they had a lot of nice things to say about Bethel. National VFW Commander-in-Chief William J. “Doc” Schmitz, National President […]

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Bethel city council elects new mayor

by Delta Discovery Staff During a special meeting on October 14th, 2019, the Bethel City Council elected council member Perry Barr to serve as Mayor. For Vice Mayor, council chose newly-elected Haley Hanson. Oaths were […]

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VFW supports KYUK with donation

The Bethel Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10041 bolstered the KYUK Fall Fundraiser with their contribution last week. “We are so grateful of their donation of $2,000 to this year’s pledge drive,” said Kristin Hall, […]

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September Calls for Service down from August

The Bethel Police Department reports that there were approximately 1,322 calls for service in the month of September 2019, a decline of approximately 258 cases from August 2019 and down approximately 9 cases from the […]

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2019 PFD Amount

The 2019 PFD amount is $1,606. Applications that were filed online and requested direct deposit in an “Eligible” status on or before Thursday, September 26, 2019 will be eligible for payment on October 3, 2019: […]

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Tua-i to Suicide

by ONC Qasgiq September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the ONC Qasgiq Department held a “Tua-i Walk”. In the Yup’ik/Cup’ik language “Tua-i” means to stop or no more. The community of Bethel came […]

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Bethel drinking water test results

The City of Bethel conducted drinking water sampling during July 24-29, 2019 and found that none of the water samples exceeded Federal Action Levels for lead and only one exceeded the Federal Action Level for […]

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For Sale

For Sale: Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. UHMW Plastic sled runners. 543-2379. (11)(3/1-cnx) FOR SALE 300 Gallon Plastic Water Tanks in stock. Call Shorty at Shorty’s Shop for pricing. 543-3158 or 545-3157 (19)(9/18-cnx) For Sale: Plastic […]